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Full-time tenure-stream Assistant Professor in Social Policy
Department of Sociology
University of Toronto, Canada
Applications: September 2, 2013

The Department of Sociology, University of Toronto (St. George campus), invites applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Social Policy, effective July 1, 2014.

Candidates should have a secondary research interest in one or more of political sociology, stratification, gender, work or health. Those who take a comparative and/or quantitative approach are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs and they will be expected to develop an independently funded program of research. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must have graduate training in Sociology, and have earned a Ph.D. degree by July 1, 2014 or shortly thereafter.

To be considered for this position, all application materials must be submitted online only at Please see Job # 1300799. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio that consists of a statement of teaching philosophy and techniques, sample course syllabi and teaching evaluations. If you have questions about this position, please contact Tina Colomvakos at

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at:

Applicants should ask three referees to send letters of recommendation directly to the department via email (on letterhead, signed and scanned) to by the closing date September 2nd, 2013.All application materials and reference letters must be received before September 2nd, 2013.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Additional information on the Department of Sociology can be obtained at
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